Articles by Zoë Postman

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JHB manager tells SAHRC of difficulties developing Alexandra

Inquiry follows spate of protests in township

By Zoë Postman - 19 April 2019
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“We hope we will be the last generation of waste pickers to face these difficulties”

Government releases guidelines for municipalities to integrate Informal waste pickers into the economy

By Zoë Postman - 15 April 2019
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Land occupiers apply for interdict against Ekurhuleni metro police

“The court will see who is lying and who is telling the truth”

By Zoë Postman - 9 April 2019
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Politicians have failed us, say Alexandra residents

Ramaphosa, Mashaba to visit township after protests

By Zoë Postman - 9 April 2019
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Alexandra protest temporarily called off

Community will meet to discuss way forward

By Zoë Postman - 4 April 2019
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Alexandra shut down as residents take to the streets

Protesters complain about overcrowding and problems with water and electricity

By Zoë Postman - 3 April 2019
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Soweto commuters in limbo while rival taxi associations quarrel over routes

MEC will keep routes closed until agreement is reached to stop violence

By Zoë Postman - 28 March 2019
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Midrand crèche has community support but needs cash

An informal early childhood development centre has closed due to a lack of funds

By Zoë Postman - 25 March 2019
Grade 11 pupil Zenile Ngcame of Masiphumelele High School, raises her fist during a protest for climate change outside Parliament in Cape Town.

South African youths march for action against climate change

#ClimateStrike protests held across the world

By Ashraf Hendricks, Zoë Postman and Musa Binda - 15 March 2019
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Ten eviction attempts but land occupiers rebuild in Tembisa

“I was in shock. I didn’t expect them to be so brutal”

By Zoë Postman - 15 March 2019
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PRASA officials implicated in corruption asked to make court submissions

Court rules that a trial isn’t needed, but Lucky Montana and others must have an opportunity to give their side

By Zoë Postman - 8 March 2019
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PRASA vs Siyangena: court decision on Friday

Judges to rule whether or not case will go to trial

By Zoë Postman - 6 March 2019
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Moneyline accuses SASSA of stealing its clients

Thousands of social grant beneficiaries moved off EasyPay card, court told

By Zoë Postman - 27 February 2019
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Challenge to apartheid-era Intimidation Act

Constitutional Court to rule on 1982 legislation

By Zoë Postman - 27 February 2019
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Thousands take to streets in protest against job losses

Members of COSATU unions in nationwide marches and strike

By Joseph Chirume, Lisekho Madikane, Emelda Tintswalo, Nomfundo Xolo and Zoë Postman - 13 February 2019
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After years of fruitless job searching, Ayanda Kunene decided to create his own work

“There are so many people in our community who are unemployed yet we still see rubbish lying around”

By Zoë Postman - 13 February 2019